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Table 1 Previous studies showing magnitude of intestinal parasites among school age children

From: Burden of intestinal helminths and associated factors three years after initiation of mass drug administration in Arbaminch Zuria district, Southern Ethiopia

Study Site (Citation) Magnitude of Intestinal helminths Laboratory Method used Sample size
Nepal [5] 27.67% Direct wet mount 495
Yemen [6] 90% Direct wet mount and Formol-ether 330
Nigeria [7] 63.49% Formol-ether 252
Sao Tome and Principe [8] 64.7% Merthiolate-iodine-formaldehyde 252
Sudan [9] 24.9% Kato-katz 662
Sudan [10] 84% Direct wet mount and Formol-ether 120
Sudan [11] 30% Formol-ether 200
Kenya [12] 44.05% Kato-katz 377
Ethiopia Bahir Dar [13] 65.5% Formol-ether 359
Zege [14] 69.1% Formol-ether 408
Maksegnit and Enfranz [15] 66.4% Kato-katz 550
Chencha [16] 36.8% Kato-katz 408
Arba Minch zuria [17] 39.9% Direct wet mount and Formol-ether 858
Hawassa [18] 67.9% Formol-ether 374
Wolyta [19] 72.2% Kato-katz and Formol-ether 503
Jimma Zone [20] 48.4% Kato-katz 302